• Tigh Dearg Hotel

    Experience the friendly warm wecome in the hotels, self catering and bed and breakfasts.

  • Ardmaree Stores and Lobster Pot Tearoom
    Eating Out

    North Uist has a range of both small cafes and larger hotel based restaurants.

  • Attractions

    View a range of attractions, including wildlife, historic sites, and secluded beaches.

The Isle of North Uist is in the centre of the group of Islands known as the Outer Hebrides, or Western Isles. The Hebrides are known as the “long island” as they stretch for 100 miles.  The Outer Hebrides consist  of the Isles of Lewis, Harris, Scalpay, Beneray, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, Eriskay, Barra and Vatersay.

North Uist is a landscape of fresh and salt water lochs bordered on its western side by miles of sandy beaches, and cultivated crofts. North Uist is very popular with walkers, bird watchers, motor homers and cyclists alike. On the west side of the island the road follows the machair, (the fertile coastal grassland bordering the sand dunes), whilst the eastern side is mainly water. This area is a fisherman’s and bird watchers paradise.

Explore Outer Hebrides Guide with Maps

Explore Outer Hebrides Guide with Maps. Click to download

The island is connected by causeway to Benbecula, Berneray and Baleshare. Lochmaddy is the main town and fishing port on the island and has a population of approximately 300 people.

North Uist can be reached by ferry from Uig on Skye to Lochmaddy or by the smaller ferry which weaves its way through the small islets of the Sound of Harris between Leverburgh on Harris to Berneray, connected by causeway to North Uist.

Click the links below for:

Isle of Lewis

Isle of Harris

Isle of South Uist

Isle of Benbecula

Isle of Barra

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New website for North Uist

Explore the Outer Hebrides is part of Explore Scotland and has recently been upgrading its websites.  This North Uist and Berneray website is the first one to be completed in the Uist set of sites.  Isle of Benbecula to follow soon

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Events this month

  • Events this month

    • Events on April 20, 2014
      The Campbells of Greepe folk group
      Starts: 7:30 pm
      Ends: April 20, 2014 - 9:30 pm
      Location: Southend Hall Daliburgh Isle Of South Uist Outer Hebrides HS8 5SS
      Description: The Campbell family – Caimbeulaich a’ Ghnìoba – are one of the great singing dynasties of Scottish Gaelic music. Pipers and singers from the north-west of the Isle of Skye, they are just one ordinary family like the others they grew up with around the small village of Roag, where music was the absolute constant to the whole community’s rural way of life.
      Tel: 01878 700 154